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The Old Lion

Pailton Road, Rugby, CV23 0HQ

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  • The Old Lion - Warwickshire
  • The Old Lion - Warwickshire
  • The Old Lion - Warwickshire
  • The Old Lion - Warwickshire
  • The Old Lion - Warwickshire
Opening hours
Tuesday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:00 - 21:30
Saturday: 12:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00.

Excellent Meal, Excellent service nice plase thoroughly good night out

Ian 26 February 2019
from Southam

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A welcoming village pub with traditional style and modern gastropub flavours, The Old Lion is an inviting spot for leisurely meals. Dogs are welcome in the bar area, and there are crackling log fires to relax by with a glass of wine or cask ale.

The Old Lion menu is a modern example of British gastropub excellence, with classic dishes sitting alongside contemporary flavours. Artisan breaded brie with a red berry jelly is a great sharer to start off with, moving on to pub favourites like cod and chips or homemade pie of the day. There are rustic pizzas cooked in the stone oven, and succulent steaks and burgers from the grill menu too.

Enjoy generous Sunday roasts at The Old Lion in Rugby, featuring a choice of slow-cooked meats with all the trimmings. Local cask ales and ciders are served at the bar, as well as a concise wine list and extensive choice of international spirits.

A homely pub with modern updates and a gourmet menu, The Old Lion is a 9-minute drive from Rugby Rail Station.

The Old Lion

Pailton Road, Rugby, CV23 0HQ

Contact +44 1788833238

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Customer reviews for The Old Lion

4.2 ((((* (based on 39 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (28)
  • lunch (15)
  • value (10)
  • luxury (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • child friendly (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 26 February 2019 by Ian from Southam

    Excellent Meal, Excellent service nice plase thoroughly good night out

  • ((((* 24 February 2019 by Leonard from Rugby

    Good as usual.
    Need an everyday steak on the menu such as "Rump Steak" for when venison out of season.

  • ((((* 20 February 2019 by Mick from rugby

    very good, service friendly and efficient, best sunday lunch in the area.

  • ((*** 14 February 2019 by Craig from Rugby

    The staff looked stressed under pressure from been under staffed ... food wasn’t the best and the price certainly didn’t reflect the quality... I used to eat there all the time as it was lovely a place but it’s gone downhill unfortunately...

  • ((*** 13 February 2019 by Richard from BIRMINGHAM

    Fairly good - Very slow service - worth waiting for

  • ((*** 31 January 2019 by Jeremy from RUGBY

    A little disappointing, main meal cold, desserts also cold were returned to the kitchen to be re heated!
    Have eaten here many times before and had good meals but on this occasion not good. Not good value for money for our party of 6. Waitress staff and bar very friendly and helpful unfortunate it was let down by the food.

  • ((((* 29 January 2019 by Janice from Rugby

    Great food, friendly staff, good value.
    Would love to rate as 5 star but unfortunately some fixtures and fittings need attention. Worn chairs and carpets could do with a clean.

  • ((((( 29 January 2019 by Nigel from Rugby

    Excellent food, surroundings & service - always an enjoyable treat!!

  • ((((( 22 January 2019 by Paul from Harborough Magna

    Always a nice meal here. Food is fantastic & service always friendly

  • ((((* 22 January 2019 by Claire from Rugby

    Food was great but service was very slow! Nearly an hour between starter and main course is too long!

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